Meaning of azoic dye

azo'ic dye'

Pronunciation: (a-zō'ik), [key]
— Chem. Chem.
  1. any of a group of brilliant, long-lasting azo dyes, formed on the fiber by coupling diazotized materials, used chiefly for printing on cotton.
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